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Modern or Contemporary Architecture? The Interiors Edition
See how one expert distinguishes between two popular camps of interior architecture. Do you agree with his choices?
"interior architecture. Do you agree with his choices?... ntury architecture that broke with traditional architecture by "embodying the ideals... contemporary architecture by looking at the exteriors of 10 homes. In my view modern ar... contemporary architecture is what is being produced now, but that which does not follow... interior architecture rather than interior design. This means I'll focus on the spaces... against the architecture, depending on the client's wishes, therefore complicating matters..."
Discover Modern Architecture's Appeal
"modern architecture, as they do regarding the wide variety of other architectural... residential architecture. Some people might imagine wonderful homes of steel and glass... beautiful architecture. Personally, I'll put "modern" architecture in with cubism, the... traditional architecture and own a Victorian bungalow. The exterior is a simple rectangle;... modern architecture since it is far more modern than most being done today. Our own..."
Have It Your Way — What Makes Architecture Successful
Universal appeal doesn't exist in design. The real beauty of any home lies in individualization and imagination
"piece of architecture can look great in a magazine, but if it does not meet the client's... create architecture that is successful? The answer lies in its very purpose.... between architecture and sculpture. To me much of the current architecture is really... LinkedIn Architecture & Planning newsfeed and it was added to the activity on my LinkedIn... for an architectural firm in DC. It was not unusual to see "form over function" in..."
Why Authenticity in Architecture Matters
Is your home's exterior making a promise it doesn't keep? Learn why integrity and consistency are essential for architectural success
"world by Architectural Digest. Between us, sitting proudly on the table, was a model... work of architecture of the last 50 years. Mr. Johnson listened quietly while he... piece of architecture suffered from multiple personalities — there was no single idea... wonderful architecture? Let's look at six examples of authentic interiors and exteriors... theory of architectural authenticity works very well for lovely gems of architecture..."
Iconic Architecture: 10 Must-Know Modern Homes
These masterpieces of modern architecture are still influencing home design today — see if any elements appear in your own home
"modern architecture are still influencing home design today — see if any elements... residential architecture, presenting their architecture and the stories behind them. The... modern architecture has 10 times as many detractors as proponents, even though the... residential architecture — from open floor plans to means of construction. Some of the... modern architecture from 19th-century neoclassicism and the Industrial Revolution..."
What Could You Imagine With Lego's New Architecture Kit?
Go ahead, toy around with wild building ideas. With 1,210 all-white blocks at your disposal, it's OK to think big
"something architecture nerds can finally geek out on. Lego has launched its Architecture... popular Architecture series. Unlike other kits in the series, which let users build... their own architecture. It's geared toward ages 16 and up, and the hope is that young... studying architecture or design can use it for creating design prototypes and models... with Lego architecture kits is that architecture is not just making sculpture, it is..."
Roots of Style: Prairie Architecture Ushers In Modern Design
Twentieth-century Midwestern architects gave us broad-shouldered homes inspired by the landscape and modern times. Learn the details here
"Prairie architecture or a derivation. Consider the era. At the turn of the 20th century... residential architecture predating the West Coast–born Craftsman style and the birth of... its own architecture…" ignoring the indigenous architecture and the extremely well-adapted... various architectural styles much more accessible to the general reader and homeowner... Beautiful architectural homes.Great article. Ah ... the Balch house of the ever-leaking..."
On Show: The Ingenuity of Ancient Architecture
"ty of architecture-how the environment forces architects to create architectural... Sumatran architecture - more specifically Minangkabau architecture. The picture mentioned... indigenous architecture but it is Toraja Rice Barn, not Batak. Toraja is located at the... developed architectural and construction methods that withstood earthquakes for centuries... ancient architecture! This article addresses something I frequently ponder, which is..."
Simplicity vs. Simpleness in Architecture — and Why You Should Care
"only in architecture but also in other forms of design. Apple, for example, has refined... paintings or architecture, shares this quality. Let's explore the characteristics of... beautiful architecture with simplicity, an essential ingredient to beautiful design.... Enright Architecture. The simplicity of it is serene...almost magical, with the single... not the architecture, is restraint. In order to design such a simple and beautiful..."
Roots of Style: Château Architecture Strides Through a Century
Live like a lord with design details that recall French estates of old, even if they're scaled down and updated for today
"Renaissance architecture that resulted in unique French Renaissance creations. Hunt's... stunning architectural masterpiece. The original château style developed around 1880... to the architecture. Therein lies the complexity of the subject! Just stumbled upon... derived architecture is) and it's "supposed" to be made from cut limestone; so yeah... Eclectic architecture back to the Chateau styled homes. To me, the chateaus were always..."
Roots of Style: The Birth of Modern Architecture
Learn how Prairie, Craftsman, art deco and other styles of the early 20th century came to influence architecture today
"residential architecture? Consider the meaning of “modern” within the context of the d... in US architectural history means we don't have a lot of information to work with... odern-Architecture Nice article !!! :-) Karen Great article. Great article! The... few more architectural styles to consider as origins of our 1938 Los Angeles house near... famous architectural firm Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates. Historic home buffs-- enjoy..."
Clues to Your Home's Architectural History
"with architectural eras and styles and how they look on a grander scale. But in... hallmarks of architectural style are diluted, and the square footage has been reduced to... era and architectural style your modest-size older home belongs to? Below you'll find... in the architecture typical of my hometown, including my house. My and my closest... with architectural history, food history, art history and such, because it tells..."
Find Your Architectural Style
Good funny bones are crucial to great architecture. Bring yours along on a tongue-in-cheek tour through 8 home styles
"great architecture. Bring yours along on a tongue-in-cheek tour through 8 home styles... personal architectural style is. There are so many choices. And if you're trying to... knowledge of architectural styles and my keen powers of observation, I've compiled the following... Your Architectural Style is RAMBLER. I've got that song "Let Me Entertain You" stuck... ' Your Architectural Style is McMansion (too many rooms for one person home in exclusive..."
Roots of Style: Classical Details Flourish in 21st-Century Architecture
Columns, friezes, cornices ... if your home has features like these, it may have been influenced by ancient designs
"classical architecture. What makes the subject relevant today is the high number of buildings... great architecture relies upon: Symmetry, hierarchy, repetition and proportion are... classical architecture strictly follows these principles makes it an important architectural... classical architecture has experienced three significant historical phases, in addition... classical architecture, which are of course Greek, and the Greek War of Independence..."
Roots of Style: Ranch Architecture Roams Across the U.S.
Great remodeling potential and generously spaced sites make ranch homes ever popular. Is one of the many variations right for you?
"colonial architecture. The Prairie style established a long, low and horizontal elevation... colonial architecture in California promoted the idea of rambling floor plans with wide... styles of architecture (spanish or craftsman) that, while in some cases are considerably... modern architecture where all ornament has been taken away and the function and beauty... American architectural styles. Steve: Great feedback. Certainly quite a bit of ar..."